HISAR Journal reviving with Yahya Akengin from Hisar poets

HISAR Journal reviving with Yahya Akengin from Hisar poets

The Journal Hisar has suspended its publication after the number 75 dated January 1957. In January 1964 it was published again. In December 1980, after the number 277 it is re-closed.
Ankara (Civil Initiative) – HISAR magazine which has an important place in Turkish literature between 1950 – 1980, brought the fans together in a memorial meeting in the Conference Hall of the National Library.

Memorial meeting hosted by Zeynep Köşker, Namik Kemal Zeybek Former Minister of Culture, Zekeriya Batmazoğlu Chairman of the National Library, Yahya Akengin President of TÜRKSAV, Assoc. Dr. Gıyasettin Aytas, Abdullah Satoğlu, Saadettin Elibol, Ahmet Kurt are participated as speaker.

Ahmet Kurt :
Ahmet Kurt who makes an opening speech at the memorial meeting said that the important names took place in the Journal of Hisar began to be published in 1950 with the coming together of poets who wrote earlier in the Journal of Çınaraltı.

Kurt indicating that Mehmet Çınarlı, İlhan Geçer, Mustafa Necati Karaer, Nüzhet Erman, Yavuz Bülent Bâkiler, Sevinç Çokum, Oyhan Hasan Bıldırki, Gültekin Samanoğlu, M. Necati Özsu, Ayla Oral, Şevket Bulut, M. Fahri Oğuz, Arif Nihat Asya, Tarık Buğra, Mehmet Kaplan, Cemil Meriç, Faik Baysal, Metin And, Hilmi Ziya Ülken, Talat Sait Halman, Rüştü Şardağ are the poets come to mind first with HİSAR, he said:

” Artist should be independent… Artist language is living language. Every area we should oppose to West imitation, traditions shouldn’t be completely rejected and art should not be the tool of politics, commotion in the language should be removed.”

Memories of Mehmet Çınarlı and after poetry of Hisar Poets re-publishment of Hisar was on the agenda again. Hisar recommended to be published by Hisar poet Yahya Akengin, proposal was welcomed. Meeting ended with the poems read by ms. Zeynep Köşker…

The Journal Hisar has suspended its publication after the number 75 dated January 1957. In January 1964 it was published again. In December 1980, after the number 277 it is re-closed.